Are Scented Candles Safe?

Everyone should want cleaner, fresher air in their home. Not only is it better for your health, but it leaves your home smelling better. Rather than actually cleaning their air, however, many homeowners opt to use artificial air fresheners instead. Whether it’s a plugin or an aerosol spray, these items can provide an appealing scent.   However, air fresheners come …

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Getting Your Heater/Furnace Ready for Winter

With fall well underway, it’s possible you’ve already turned your heat on during a particularly chilly day. When it’s 50-60 degrees outside, a furnace or central heater can warm up a home pretty quickly. Once temperatures start dropping below freezing, however, your home’s heating system is put to the test. If it’s not up to the challenge, you may be left sitting in the …

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Are There Harmful Particles in Your Home’s Air?

It’s important to keep your home’s air clean, especially these days. Over the past year, most of us are spending more time in our homes than ever due to major events being cancelled and businesses operating remotely. The air you breath can have a profound impact on your general health and well-being.   Just because your home’s air smells pleasant doesn’t actually mean it’s clean.   There …

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Is It Time to Clean Your Dryer Vent?

It’s important to keep your dryer vents clean. Not only do clean dryer vents help improve your dryer’s performance and extend its life, but they drastically reduce the chances of a fire happening in your home. Dryer and washing machines contribute to 15,960 structure fires every year. The leading cause of these fires is a simple failure to clean.   By regularly having your dryer vents …

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Is Your AC Bothering Your Allergies?

With the summer heat reaching its peak, many people are shutting their windows and turning up their air conditioners. While the cool air is nice, some may find they’re experiencing dry eyes, stuffy noises, itchy skin, and more.   Could your air conditioning be the cause?  The Darkside of Central Air Systems  Central air conditioning can be a wonderful …

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Keeping Your Clean and Protecting Against Sickness

With the recent outbreak of COVID-19, people are more conscious than ever about the spread of sickness. Lysol wipes and hand sanitizer have become mainstays for virtually every home and business. While they do a great job of handling surface germs, they don’t do anything for airborne sickness. Masks can help in public places, but …

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Do Air Purifiers Work?

Is there a constant staleness or odor in your home or office? Maybe you’re experiencing an increase in allergy or asthma symptoms, even while indoors. All of this can stem from dirty, unfiltered air. The good news is this is a problem that can be fixed.  All you need is an air purifier.  Do air purifiers actually work? Yes! Unlike air fresheners and sprays, which only mask …

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Dealing with Litterbox Odors in Your Home

Cat owners generally appreciate the fact that they don’t have to let their pets outside to go to the bathroom. Instead, cats are more independent, utilizing a litterbox that’s located inside your home whenever they need to go. There is a downside, however.  Litterboxes add a certain unwanted smell to your home. Despite cat litter being designed to conceal smells, …

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The Problem with Air Fresheners

Civilizations have been using various methods to freshen the air for thousands of years. The Egyptians would use aromatic resins and jasmine, particularly during sacrifices. Ancient Chinese cultures were fond of fragrant flowers and mandarin oranges.  Today, many people use store-bought air fresheners such as aerosol sprays, gel substances, and scented plugins to add pleasant …

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